Sep 18, 2019  
2018-2019 University Catalog 
    
2018-2019 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MED - 848 HIV Primary Outpatient Care


In this course students learn about HIV primary care including HIV counseling and testing; prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of opportunistic infections; and antiretroviral therapy. Experiences will include adult, adolescent and pediatric HIV clinics, and brief exposure to a walk-in sexually transmitted disease clinic, and specialists in HIV dental, renal, cancer, hematology, and neurology specialty care, as well as mental health, social work, and chemical dependency support services. Didactic sessions include a one-hour weekly Infectious Diseases conference at the CORE Center and a 2-hour clinical conference at Rush. The CORE Center provides comprehensive outpatient Infectious Disease services. Founded by Rush and the County of Cook, the Center is operated by the Cook County Bureau of Health Services. Elective Retake Counts for Credit: Yes. Pass/No Pass Grading Allowed: Yes. Credit(s): 4